John W. Dady papers
Finding aid prepared by Celeste Navas, Student Processing Assistant.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Title: John W. Dady papers
Date (inclusive): 1906-1938
Date (bulk): 1906-1919
Collection Number: MS 154
Dady, John W.
0.42 linear feet
Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Abstract: This collection consists of photographs and postcards from John W. Dady, depicting various Native American tribes and ranches
in the Midwest and California during the early 20th century.
Languages: The collection is in English.
This collection is open for research.
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[identification of item], [date if possible]. John W. Dady papers (MS 154). Special Collections & University Archives, University
of California, Riverside.
This collection was processed by Celeste Navas, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
Processing of the John W. Dady was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part
of the Special Collections and University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by
the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.
John W. Dady was a U.S. government employee who served as the Superintendent of the Mission Indian Agency during the early
20th century. The Mission Indian Agency was the office of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs responsible for providing government
services and programs to Native Americans tribes in Southern California.
Collection Scope and Contents
This collection consists of photographs and photo postcards from John W. Dady, depicting various Native American tribes and
ranches in the Midwest and California during the early 20th century, including the Cheyenne, the Mission Indians and the Red
Cliff tribe. The collection also includes family photographs, and correspondence to Dady written on the back of some of the
The collection is arranged alphabetically.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the
library's online public access catalog.
United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Mission Agency
Indians of North America
Indians of North America -- California
Red Cliff Indian Reservation (Wis.)
Genres and Forms of Materials
Box 1, Folder 1
Baskets and artwork
Box 1, Folder 3
Landscapes, ranches, reservations, and buildings
Box 1, Folder 5
Box 1, Folder 6
Red Cliff Indian Reservation fairs